DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX:D05) HEFFX Highlights

DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX:D05) HEFFX Highlights

DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX:D05) HEFFX Highlights

  • DBS Bank announced on Monday (Aug 21) it is investing S$20 million over the next five years in a broad-based programme to equip its 10,000 Singapore-based employees with skills in digital banking and emerging technologies.
  • Singapore’s biggest bank said the move supports Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s call at Sunday’s National Day Rally to do more to make Singapore a Smart Nation.
  • Specifically, it supports the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s vision to create a Smart Financial Centre where technology is used pervasively in the financial industry to increase efficiency, create opportunities, better manage risks and improve lives, said the bank.

DBS Group Holdings Ltd is an investment holding company. The Company performs its operation through its subsidiary, DBS Bank Ltd (the Bank), which is engaged in a range of commercial banking and financial services, principally in Asia. The Company’s operating segments include Consumer Banking/Wealth Management; Institutional Banking; Treasury, and Others. The Consumer Banking/Wealth Management segment provides individual customers with a range of banking and related financial services. The Institutional Banking segment provides financial services and products to institutional clients, including bank and non-bank financial institutions, government-linked companies, corporates, and small and medium-sized businesses. The Treasury segment provides treasury services to corporations, institutional and private investors, financial institutions and other market participants. The Others segment includes a range of activities from corporate decisions.

Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways.

Short term: Prices are stalling.

Intermediate term: Prices are ranging.

The projected upper bound is: 21.19.

The projected lower bound is: 19.67.

The projected closing price is: 20.43.

DBS GRP HLDGS closed down -0.050 at 20.430. Volume was 8% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 58% wider than normal.

Open     High      Low     Close       Volume
20.460      20.470     20.350    20.430      4,884,100

Technical Outlook
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bearish
Long Term: Bullish

Moving Averages: 10-period     50-period      200-period
Close:      20.58      21.00     19.34
Volatility:     16      23     21
Volume:      4,316,871      4,446,371     5,199,889

Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.

Summary

DBS GRP HLDGS is currently 5.7% above its 200-period moving average and is in an downward trend. Volatility is extremely low when compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. There is a good possibility that there will be an increase in volatility along with sharp price fluctuations in the near future. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of DBSM.SI at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on DBSM.SI and have had this outlook for the last 10 periods.

Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.

Stochastic Oscillator

One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 44.5543. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a buy 4 period(s) ago.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 39.53. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a sell 19 period(s) ago.

Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is -81. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a buy 4 period(s) ago.

MACD

The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a sell 14 period(s) ago.

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John Heffernan

John Heffernan is a Junior Analyst at HEFFX. John is studying Economics and is a contributor on equities at Live Trading News.

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